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Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
That Glimmer of Life: Death, The Energy Body & Its Aura
When persons are nearing death, their auras change dramatically. As a mystic and healer with many years experience, I have probably had more opportunities than most to observe the auras of people with terminal illnesses, in the weeks, days, hours and minutes...
Body Mysteries >> Auras
Shamanic Death
What is a Shaman’s death, and who’s likely to have one? The death itself is a suspension between worlds. States of consciousness. The individual today, who is likely to have a "Shamanic Death" is chasing extinction itself. Through that process the...
Religions >> Native American, Shamanism
The Aeonic Perspective of the Enochian Temples
The initiatory system of the Enochian Temples divides the path of initiation into four major stages, distinguished primarily by the types and sources of the influences they are sensitive to. Briefly, these stages are: 1. Lunar-planetary, focused in Yesod and...
Magick >> Enochian
Baba Yaga: A Demon or A Goddess?
Growing up in Kiev, Ukraine, I loved reading and listening to fairy tales. These stories, filled with Slavic flavor, were opening up a new world for me, a world where one is to learn lessons and always to succeed, a world in which no matter how many hardships...
Deities & Heros >> Slavic
The Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology
The Judeo-Christian religions were founded in a region of the world where savior religions existed for thousands of years. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in the Bible may be traced to earlier myths of the Persians, Egyptians, and other people...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
13 - Death
The skeleton with the scythe symbolizes the cutting through of old structures in our life, for instance relationships or patterns. By doing so we can move forward, so that death in one form becomes birth in a new form. Meaning: transformation, (sudden)...
Tarot Cards >> The Major Arcana

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London has served up the diet version of Delacroix
Obviously, given that Delacroix's most celebrated works – including The Death of Sardanapalus and Liberty Leading the People – were never likely to leave the Louvre, mounting a blockbuster show devoted to him was always going to be a tough call.
Delacroix: a precocious prophet of modern art
Three years later, he consolidated this position, by exhibiting The Death of Sardanapalus, a ravishing maelstrom of sensuous excess, depicting the last king of Assyria.
Delacroix Hero-Worship Led to Modern Art: National Gallery Review
Part of his appeal was the aloofness of his personality which meant that he remained unconcerned by the critical attacks that greeted, for example, such grandes machines as “The Death of Sardanapalus” of 1827 and “The Massacre at Chios” of 1824.
Delacroix and the Rise of Modern Art review – some astonishing works
It is also quite hard to get the full shock of The Death of Sardanapalus from the reduced replica made by Delacroix in 1846.
The Destroyed Room review – from barbed chit-chat to apocalypse
That in turn was inspired by The Death of Sardanapalus, a 19th-century painting by Eugène Delacroix in which a besieged king looks on impassively after ordering the death of his concubines. The implicit connection is to do with our role as observers.

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